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Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Speaker promotes the power of positivity
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Softball: Lakers win fifth straight in sweep of Braves
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 9, 2012
Curly the Bear, Avon helps brighten holidays
With the holidays fast approaching, Avon is starting its annual Gund Children's Community Service Project, according to Mary Becker of Alexandria,...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Learn about the difficulties children have with worry and focus
The month of November brings workshops that will teach about children who worry and children who have difficulty with focus. With an emphasis on supporting and promoting the healthy social and emotional development of young children, these workshops will address the cause, course...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Annual Windmill Retreat set for parents of children with disabilities
"Dream, Believe, Achieve" is the theme for the 2012 Windmill Project Parent Retreat. Parents and adult family caregivers are invited to attend the event scheduled for Friday and Saturday, October 12 and 13 at Holiday Inn, 5637 Highway 29 South, Alexandria. New this year is a free...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Area moms invited to join MOPS group
Being a mom can be rewarding and fun, scary and overwhelming, all at the same time. A local organization offers all mothers of preschoolers - working moms, stay-at-home moms, stepmoms, expecting moms, new moms, single moms, married moms, foster moms, adoptive moms and moms of all...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
District 206 and Zion schools offer free summer meals
Alexandria Public Schools and Zion Lutheran School in Alexandria are participating in the federal Summer Food Service Program, which provides free breakfast and lunch to all children 18 and younger. The Summer Free Meals Program is designed to fill the gap in nutrition that may occur...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Artists to instruct upcoming children's art workshop
The Brush and Palette Club will host a children's workshop for youth ages 10 to 16 on June 25, 26 and 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at United Methodist...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 27, 2012
Report shows more children being raised by relatives
According to a new Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, more than 2.7 million children in America, were raised by grandparents or other relatives at some point in their lives. This long-time practice called kinship care has become more prevalent in the last decade,...
May 27, 2012 - 9:01am
May 2, 2012
Registrations open for children's theater camp
Registrations are open for the 26th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This year's production, Aladdin and his Magic Lamp, has roles for 80 young people. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 6 to 9 from noon to 5 p.m. Performances are Friday...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Free class of children's mental health
When do you seek help for your child's behavior? What information do you share with a professional? What Works, What Helps - Treatment Options in Children's Mental Health is a free class sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota that looks at challenging...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Reconnecting children and nature
Think back to your favorite childhood experience. For many, it's being outside on a quest to build a fort in the woods, ride your bike, or freely explore the neighborhood. Today, instead of hiking, biking and climbing trees, children are more likely to have limited direct experience...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2011
Summer brain drain?
School is out, summer is here! But that doesn't mean your kids should stop learning. According to the National Summer Learning Association,...
June 8, 2011 - 12:00am
May 5, 2011
How to talk with your child about terrorism
The recent death of terrorist and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden is on everyone's mind, and while Americans and others around the world laud this as the true "Mission Accomplished," others are left asking themselves: Is violence and preemptive death a justifiable means of reveng...
May 5, 2011 - 10:07am
April 15, 2011
Youth invited to join summer theater
Registrations are being accepted for the 25th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This year's production, Jack and the Beanstalk, has roles for 70 young people. Camp will be held Monday through Thursday, August 1 to 4 from noon to 5 p.m. Performances are...
April 15, 2011 - 12:00am
February 23, 2011
A summer of peace: Irish girl lives with Alexandria family for five weeks
For five weeks, Hannah Miller had a sister, Dan and Stacey Miller had another daughter, and Naketta Gibson had peace. It was a time none of...
February 23, 2011 - 12:00am
February 11, 2011
How is your child's heart?
Nearly twice as many children die from congenital heart defects as from all forms of childhood cancers combined, yet pediatric cancer research receives five times the funding, according to It's My Heart, Minnesota Chapter. It's My Heart recently formed a chapter in Alexandria. CHD...
February 11, 2011 - 12:00am